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11-18-2015, 11:41 AM

Introduction: Chal Seleknoon (Selkanoun) desert, is in Isfahan province, north west of Khur city in the heart of central Kavir desert (known as Dashte-Kavir in Persian).
this region also has the lake with same name(Chal Seleknoon Lake).


Location: North west of Khur city, Isfahan province.

Walking path length: About 9.5 km for Mesr Village.

Days of trip: 3 Days from Tehran to Tehran

Best time to visit: November to March

Daily time visit: No limit, but in summer it is very hot and dangerous.

Difficulty level: Moderately easy, (night camping with no facilities)

Requirements: Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes and tent, satellite phone, headlamp

Legal permission need: No


Overall risk: -

Animal risk: There are few number of wild animals like snake, scorpion which are active in hot seasons.

Lost risk: Yes

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115 but rescue teams need a long time to find you.

GSM Mobile Antenna: in some region Yes


Hotel: No hotel in the path, just hotel Bali in Khur.

Village: No village in the path, just Farahzad village in the south (you should walk to north)

Shop: No shop in the path,in Mesr Village is yes

Gasoline: No gasoline in the path


How to get there:
1- Go to South terminal of buses in Tehran
2- Take a bus ticket to Khur-o-biabanak
3- Get off bus in Khur (9 hours in bus)
4- Take a taxi from Khur to Farahzad village.
5- Start walking
6- Get back by taxi.
7- Get a bus from Khur to Tehran

Nearest airport: No airport less than 100 km

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km